One of the most notorious absences in the Mexican National Team is Carlos candle. The striker resigned from El Tri for several years now and although he has made it clear, there are fans who continue to mourn his absence. And the moment he goes through in the mls It only aggravates the anguish of the supporters of the national team.
This weekend, Vela demonstrated once again that he is the offensive pillar of the LAFC and commanded the victory against the houston dynamo. In addition, it was the second consecutive game in which the Mexican scored a goal, bringing him to 11 in total this MLS season.
On September 14, the ‘Bombardier’ was the hero in the match against Minnesota United F.C., by scoring the goal with which his team rescued the tie. While this Sunday, the Mexican commanded the 3-1 victory of the Angelenos with a penalty double in the Banc of California Stadium.
The first came just at minute 8, when Denis Bouanga He was knocked down inside the area and the whistle signaled the maximum penalty, which Vela charged to the side of the rival right. corey baird he tied the score for the Dynamo at minute 24, after the assistance of Adalberto Carrasquilla.
Shortly before the break, in the compensation time of the first half, Vela appeared again from the eleven steps, this time for a hand of Fafa Picault. Even though he repeated the charge in a similar way, Steve Clark he failed to stop the shot and the score became 2-1 by halftime.
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Already in the second half, LAFC sealed the victory with a goal from Ryan Hollingshead at minute 52. With this, the Angelenos reached 64 points, 9 more than the Austin F.C., for which they secured the first position in the Western Conference two games from the end of the regular phase. While individually, Vela reached 11 goals, far from the 23 scored by the scoring leader Hany Mukhtar of Nashville SC.